Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Oct 2005 13:49 UTC
Syllable, AtheOS "I have started to port the linux ACPI subsystem because ACPI is becoming more important now and slowly replaces subsystems like the pci routing table, multi-processor table and apm. The Linux ACPI code is based on the os independent intel reference implementation and so the port has been very easy (and fast to do) so far. Currently the ACPI busmanager contains the basic acpi code (about 90% of the code)."
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Heh
by Lazarus on Sun 23rd Oct 2005 15:36 UTC
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2005-08-10

Good luck with that. It seems that ACPI support is a real PITA for people who aren't Microsoft.

For example, on most of my machines, FreeBSD and DragonFly ACPI works fine, and Linux's and NetBSD's does not. The base ACPI code for all those projects comes from the same Intel code. I personally know quite a few people who have the exact opposite experiences as mine.

ACPI is a real sore spot for most OS projects who bother to try.

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